Swedish museum to recover missing rare astrolabe, scientific artifact made in 1590

  • by: TOBY STERLING , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 20, 2013 - 12:55 PM

AMSTERDAM — A rare 16th-century scientific instrument used by early astronomers that has been missing from a Swedish museum for around a decade has been recovered and will be returned this week, the London-based Art Loss Register says.

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